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Character Trait of the Month 
September: Citizenship



Citizenship means being a citizen, or member of a group. 
When you are part of a group, you have certain rights and responsibility.


Torch Club


The Torch Club  is holding a fundraiser for the “Orange County Animal Services: Pet Rescue and Adoption Center” and we are asking if you could please donate an item or two form the list.  We will be accepting donations from 9/20/2016-11/22/2016. 
Thank you in advance for our generosity!

Click the link below to see the the Orange County Animal Services Donation List: 


https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B48Ne0kZbSfIbDJGaEo0N2RIQzQ/view?usp=sharing

Caitlin Opsasnick
Boys & Girls Club




Eagle’s Landing Night


An Evening with Guidance
Date: September 29th, 2016
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Cafeteria
 
Please come and meet the SunRidge Middle School Guidance Team on, Thursday, September 29th, at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria.  Information to assist your student in academic success will be presented on the following; Progressbook, Academic Progression Plans, and Academic Resources.  

We look forward to seeing you then.


SRMS Guidance 




Attendance Awareness Month


Hello parents, teachers and staff.  I am excited to announce that September
is Attendance Awareness Month. Here are a few things to remember
about attendance: 

  • Good attendance helps children do well in school and eventually in the workplace. 
  • Excused and unexcused absences easily add up to too much time lost in the classroom. 
  • Relationship building is fundamental to any strategy for improving student attendance. 
  • Reducing chronic absence can help close achievement gaps. 
  • Chronic absence is a problem we can solve when the whole community, along with parents and schools, get involved in improving attendance. 
  • If you’re having trouble getting to school – issues with transportation, bullies, etc. – tell someone, such as a guidance counselor or your parents

Attendance matters from the first day of school until the last day. Let’s
start the year off right and finish strong! See how you can get involved
at: http://www.attendanceworks.org/





Picture Makeup Day


Make Up day for pictures is October 20th.  
 
How to get a picture taken:
1.Absent on picture day (we have a list)
2.New since picture day (we have a list)
3.If you ordered pictures and did not like them – bring the packet back (you will get your pictures before then)
4.If you see your picture and want a new one  and did not order a packet – you must have a signed note requesting a retake.
 
Any questions please email Mrs. Nelms at robin.nelms@ocps.net





SRMS Choir at Solar Bears


The SRMS Bel Canto, Men’s Singing Eagles and SR Singers Combined Choirs will be performing the National Anthem for the Solar Bears game on Thursday, November 10.
 
We invite our entire school community to come out to support our Choral Department. 
Please find discounted ticket information by clicking on the link below.

Tickets must be purchased online through the Solar Bears!




FULL DAY WEDNESDAY 

On Wednesday, October 19th, all students will be scheduled for a full school day of school instead of their normal early release.  This is so all eighth through twelfth grade students can sit for PSAT and SAT tests without the concern of running out of time due to an hour shorter student day on Wednesday. 




 

The OCPS testing window for Semester 1 Common Final Exams (CFEs) is December 12th through 16th.  These exams are required by the state and created by OCPS staff.  

CFEs are given by paper and pencil, consist of approximately 40 multiple choice questions, are taken in an 80 minute block, and account for 20% of a student’s Semester 1 grade. 

Semester 1- CFEs will be administered to students who are enrolled in a P.E., Learning Strategies, Introduction to Agriscience and Exploration of Agriscience.  




OCPS 30-30 Rule

With the frequency of afternoon storms this time of year please familiarize yourself with OCPS's 30-30 Rule below.




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Help us with your Online Shopping?

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support SRMS every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you do your holiday shopping, go to smile.amazon.com. 

You will find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to the SRMS PTSO. 

Click here for complete details.

To learn of all the Volunteer opportunities at SRMS, visit here.

SunRidge Middle School Soccer

Schedule



Order your spirit wear with this form.

The Boys & Girls Club After School Zone Calendar and Application have now been posted to the Club's page. Check it out here.


If you have any 
Box Tops, 
please clip and submit 
to the Box Top bins in the 
front office or 
cafeteria.

Online sales will continue throughout 
the year at GASCHOOLSTORE.COM
Please use our school code 3805736 and 
then add your child's name. Thank you for
participating in this year's 
SRMS fundraiser!
New High School Rezoning Information

Please visit 
for all the latest information and links related to the new high school rezoning.